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17 thoughts on “Some Poems

  • December 5, 2017 at 9:23 am
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    So glad to have found your channel! (by way of Luukashist) I need more poetry in my life. I enjoyed the video very much!

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  • December 5, 2017 at 9:23 am
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    Those were really great readings. Also, I'm curious, are you influenced by Harold Bloom at all?

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  • December 5, 2017 at 9:23 am
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    You are sending me out to the library for Houseman! I recently sent a copy to Lou of one of my very favourite poems with one of the loveliest first lines – Edmund Blunden's 'Poor man's pig'. With your love of the natural world I wonder if you've ever read Robert Frost's 'To earthward'. Inspired by your thoughts about memorising poems, I'm determined to get that one on full recall. Finally, there's a fine poem by Raymond Carver – 'Soda crackers' which you might enjoy looking up, keeping in mind the happy lunches in your car with book and crackers in hand. Finding this new video in my box put a very extra shine to my day.

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  • December 5, 2017 at 9:23 am
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    WOW, Caleb! This video came at just the right time for me. I LOVE that you're memorizing poems and reciting them now. Do you find it changes your experience of the poems when you memorize? After I first started memorizing, I suddenly realized how much I skipped over meanings and sounds and images before I had to commit them to memory. So much became much more clear and intense. I love that first Housman poem you recited, but I admit I haven't delved into his work as assiduously as I should. And, among all the other things I should be reading, you're making a VERY persuasive case for my going back to Leaves of Grass again. Bleak House is my favorite Dickens–I haven't read everything, but so far I mean. That biblical fog over London and the Chancery at the beginning is so beautifully rendered. It has been years and years since I've read it, but now I want to go and re-read that as well. You're a real gem. Thanks for posting this. It lifted me right when I needed a lift.

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  • December 5, 2017 at 9:23 am
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    I have this book in the poetry section of our library, "A. E. Housman: The Scholar-Poet" by Perceval Graves. I do not have a volume of Housman's poetry in our library. peace

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  • December 5, 2017 at 9:23 am
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    Lovely reading. I haven't read much poetry but I really enjoyed that. I have to stop being so intimidated by poetry and really get my feet wet.

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  • December 5, 2017 at 9:23 am
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    I've always liked Housmans "When I was two-and-twenty" its just funny.

    I have to say I have a hard time with Hardy but I always appreciate your readings.

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  • December 5, 2017 at 9:23 am
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    Hi Caleb your reading voice is incantatory… You'd make a gardening manual sound Biblical

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  • December 5, 2017 at 9:23 am
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    I wasn't expecting to see you! I'm so glad to see you.

    After I read the 'little leafy thing' today, I walked into freshly chewed forest just roads away from here. My mind rushed to put the world back together a little, sad to not recall exactly which tree had stood where, creating what shapes along the sky line. The dogs and I were all attuned to the bouncing of a downy or hairy woodpecker across the slash left behind–a nest lost? The machines were still active in their loud work.
    Those four brief lines spoke of that exact grief! I'll have to feast on green once it reaches this far north 🙂

    You spoke that Hardy beautifully! I remember turning back to those lines specifically, unwilling to carry on. We do become hosts to earworms after sitting with him 😀
    It's as though you gather the poem from the corners of your room as you recite it–I love watching it happen, and I needed your creation after that erasure of trees.
    You've said such lovely and memorable things here alongside your choices. All of them needed too 😀 and Molly's maw was the performance to end on!

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  • December 5, 2017 at 9:23 am
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    Hey Caleb, I remember enjoying Housman years ago – thanks for reminding me of another poet I haven’t read for a long time. I’m still reading Whitman before going to sleep and I think I’m having better dreams. btw I was looking at your Tumblr and I saw you had reblogged a photo of Seven Oaks – that was my favorite house in the New Orleans area when I was growing up and I even have a photo of myself in front of it. – Judd

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  • December 5, 2017 at 9:23 am
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    I hadn't heard Houseman in years. Hearing his poems being read you realize what a craftsman he was. I read both Great Expectations and Bleak House. For a huge book, Bleak House goes by quickly. I agree that I didn't want it to end. Great Expectations is wonderful too.

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